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Jul 17, 2011 6:30pm EDT
yard's top cop. tonight the woman who until recently ran rupert murdoch's newspaper holdings in the uk is under arrest. and the head of the london police department has abruptly resigned amid questions over his department's pursuit of the case. all this being followed very closely in this country, which is home to some of the crown jewels of murdoch's now damaged media empire. nbc's stephanie gosk is in london tonight with late developments for us in the case. stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. well, the casualties in this story continue to pile up. rebekah brooks, one of rupert murdoch's most trusted executives is under arrest tonight. her spokesman says that she turned herself in and she's cooperating. then late tonight a surprise announcement from scotland yard that sir paul stephenson, the chief of police for the organization now investigating this scandal, he has stepped down. london's police chief resigned under intense pressure after it emerged that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant in 2009. the same year inves
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 4:30am EDT
the country's top cop. and rupert murdoch's former chief executive. >>> horror in ottawa. severe weather causes a stage to collapse at a music festival in canada. >>> and the agony of defeat. japan stuns the u.s. in a riveting women's world cup japan stuns the u.s. in a riveting women's world cup final. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with the domino effect. the casualties from england's newspaper phone hacking scandal keep piling up, as england's top-ranking police officer abruptly resigned, and one of rupert murdoch's most trusted executives was arrested and questioned by police for 12 hours. nbc's stephanie gosk has details. >> reporter: london police chief resigned under intense pressure after it emerged that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant in 2009. the same year investigators decided not to further pursue the phone hacking case. the former editor, neil wallace, was arrested last week in connection with the scandal. >> i have a suggestion that we must have suspec
NBC
Jul 15, 2011 4:30am EDT
effort murdoch's news corp tried to hack the victims of 9/11. mexican soldiers bust the largest marijuana plantation ever. >> announcer: this is early today for friday, july 15th, 2011. >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. we begin with the hard bargain. as the nation's deficit clock ticks closer to default, lawmakers will be grouped after a week of tense white house negotiations. the president will hold a press conference this morning while on capitol hill, a back up plan proposed by mitch mcconnell appears to be gaining momentum. nbc's kristen dahlgren has more. good morning. >> the president holding the second press conference this week taking it to the people as he told lawmakers to take it back to the caucuses and figure out a way forward. they have a rare day off from the face-to-face negotiations. yesterday focused on taxes with republicans against standing firm on their pledge not to raise them. meantime, republican and democratic leaders in the senate are trying to work together on that back up plan. it's complex, but it would give the president authority to raise the debt
NBC
Jul 14, 2011 11:00pm EDT
investigation into news corporation, an american company. now we have learned that murdoch and his son will appear before the british parliament in an investigation of the case. >> they have misled parliament. they have harmed a number of victims of crime and not yet apologize. we would like to give that opportunity. >> authorities are accused of hijacking the phones of british politicians and 9/11 victims. the fbi is looking into the matter. murdoch owns the fox, the wall street journal, and the new york post. >> another follow-up. 20 years after she fled her homeland and filed the correct paperwork to live here legally, she is still facing deportation. the issue brought her to court today. more on the baltimore woman's desperate effort to stay in the u.s. >> facing possible deportation, she arrived at baltimore's federal building with her attorney. back in may, she told us how she was fighting to keep our american life. >> i do not have any other home. >> she and her family fled the soviet-occupied estonia in 1991 and filed for political asylum in the u.s. for some reason, it took 17
NBC
Jul 17, 2011 8:00am EDT
rupert murdoch. chatman, good morning. >> good morning, jenna. well, this morning is the first sunday morning without the "news of the world" the popular sunday newspaper that folded under pressure under this scandal but rupert murdoch were still a bit busy publishing this morning. issuing a fresh apology in some of the uk's other papers, including "sunday times." his remaining sunday publication. putting right what's gone wrong. promising to compensate those affected. for those involved, there is no place to hide. but what has gone wrong for the media mogul? the most recent fallout from the hacking scandal, two chief executives of news corp but more could be in line. last week metropolitan police commissioner paul stevenson answered questions. >> i do not believe on any occasion i have acted inappropriately. >> reporter: police deny any wrongdoing after he received a free retreat where neil wallace was a pr consultant. wallace arrested in the scandal, has also been a pr consultant to the police. "new york times" reports that 11,000 pagers of handwritten notes naming politicians, spor
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
, caught in the middle of that tabloid hacking scandal. as billionaire media mogul rupert murdoch prepares for a grilling from parliament. >>> and on top of the world. japan beats the u.s. team at the world cup, giving a nation battered by natural disaster and nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," july 18th, nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," july 18th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and ann curry. live, from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and welcome today on this monday morning, i'm ann curry. >> and i'm lester holt in for matt. i think we both watched that match yesterday. you've got to feel good about the u.s. team. we were disappointed, but what a performance they put on and what a great thing they did for american soccer. >> that's right. for women's soccer, particularly, bringing it to a new level of cool. men and boys, women and girls, nationwide, watching them play. i think that they're winners in that regard. >> and the japanese certainly have something to feel good about a
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
of the paper and was chief executive of news international, a british wing of rupert murdoch's. a woman had been arrested and was being questioned on corruption, which we learn to be rebecca brooks. brooks has said she voluntarily attended a police station to assist in the investigation in was a pre arranged appointment. the arrest came as a bit of a surprise to her. this comes on a day when there were awful-page apologies -- their work full-page apologies. there'll be evidence in parliament in britain by rupert murdoch. this arrest may affect the outcome of what she is able to say at this hearing on tuesday now that she's been arrested by the police. reporting for nbc news in london. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. trouble backing up traffic in the annapolis area. >> after a long slump, the orioles find a way to right the ship. keith mills has details. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of california's decision to make a gay history class part of the public school curriculum? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our f
NBC
Jul 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
is in london with the latest. >> rupert murdoch bought "news of the world" but it has been loved by readers and feared by the politicians, celebrities and royals that it has regularly exposed. in its final edition editors asked the reading public not to judge the paper by this scandal but instead by its years in print. with the ink barely dry on the final edition of "the news of the world" rupert murdoch traveled to the uk to manage the damage control personally. on display his so far unqualified support from rebecca brooks, former editor of the paper and now a trusted executive at news corp. smiles for the cameras but calls for hooks to resign are growing louder. one of the most damaging allegations the paper faces is a phone hacking of a 13-year-old murder victim. charismatic redhead was editor of "news of the world "account at the time. >> if she goes that puts a spotlight on rupert murdoch's son james and if he is vulnerable rupert murdoch is himself. >> reporter: he is widely seen as his father's heir apparent. >> james murdoch and rebecca brooks cannot deny responsibility. >> reporter
NBC
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
into the thames of hacking the phones of 9/11 victims. rupert murdoch has agreed to appear about the phone-tapping scandal.ing inosecutors have blalked trying to try roger clemens. the judge declared a mistrial. he will see if double jeopardy applies. roger clemens is accused of lying under oath about his alleged use of performance- enhancing drugs. >> when most people win a big lottery, you hear about them quitting their jobs. for those who win this lottery in kentucky, the job itself is the prize. 17,000 people turned and applications. they are seeking one of 1800 jobs at the louisville plant. those applications will be narrowed down by lottery pick. 800 jobs are expected to be filled by laid off workers. that would leave 1000 new positions to be filled. warner bros. is open the harry potter named kent survived the end of the movie series. jane king has more in the bloomberg business report. >> much more -- watch for more from harry potter. executives at warner bros are contemplating a theme parks to keep the harry potter brand alive. the final film in the series is making its debut toda
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